THE RESOLVE TO SOLVE
There are times when simply calling out a problem is no longer enough — you have to fix it. AFROPUNK SOLUTION SESSIONS brings together the people with the tools, the experience and the resolve to solve the issues facing our community. An event-based platform and content series, SOLUTION SESSIONS engages social activists, experts, and entrepreneurs. By following fearless change agents and bright young artistic minds, we challenge our global audience — in a quest to remake the world as we want it to be. Be smart, be compassionate, be fearless, be ready to go.
MEET THE HOSTS
Born and bred in the South, Yves Jeffcoat is a writer who sheds light on race, art, culture, and everything in between by telling stories—true and fictional—that stimulate the heart and mind. A researcher at HowStuffWorks, Yves promotes progress through communication and wellness through self-care practices. Find her writing in Burnaway, The Bitter Southerner, Paper Darts, and elsewhere on the internet. She lives and creates in Atlanta, Georgia.
Instagram: @notapologizing Twitter: @yvesjeffcoat
Bridget Todd got her start teaching courses on writing and social change at Howard University. Since then, she’s trained human rights activists in Australia, coordinated digital strategy for organizations like Planned Parenthood, the Women’s March, and MSNBC, and ran a training program for political operatives that the Washington Post called “the Hogwarts of the Democratic Party.” She questioned Obama about LGBTQ policy on MTV and talked about racism on the Daily Show. She explores feminist activism on her podcast Stuff Mom Never Told You. Her work has been covered in outlets like Teen Vogue and Refinery 29 and her writing on race, culture, and social change has appeared at outlets like the Atlantic, the Boston Review, and BuzzFeed. She’s been featured as a speaker at South by Southwest, Harvard University, and the Congressional Latino Caucus.
Instagram: @bridgetmarieindc Twitter: @BridgetMarie
MEET THE TEAM
HOSTS AND WRITERS
BRIDGET TODD AND YVES JEFFCOAT
PRODUCER / WRITER
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